What Is Tupelo Honey?
The tupelo gum tree grows abundantly beside the Apalachicola and Chipola rivers of northwest Florida. The Tupelo tree blossoms in April only for three weeks. The honey produced from this special tree is harvested once a year.
FUN FACTS ABOUT TUPELO HONEY:
- The tupelo tree grows in river swamps along the Florida panhandle and Georgia.
- Tupelo honey is made in a unique way. Beehives are put on raised platforms alongside the river's edge. Blossoms from the tupelo trees provide nectar.
- Real Tupelo honey boasts a light amber golden-color along with a greenish shine.
- Pure White tupelo will not crystalize.
- "Tupelo" is translated to "tree of the swamp" in Seminole.
- The woody fibers of the tupelo twigs were once used to clean teeth long ago.
- Another amazing fact about Tupelo Honey is that the hollow tupelo trees substituted as beehives at one point long ago.
Outside of being nutrient rich and delectably full of flavor, tupelo honey provides medicinal and other beneficial properties. Consuming pure tupelo honey can provide the body with dense nutritional, antioxidant, antibacterial benefits.
Raw tupelo honey is packed full of antioxidants which fight free radicals in the blood and boosts the immune system. This is a great cough and sore throat remedy. Amongst other things, raw tupelo honey is a rare honey that is made in a unique way and loaded with vitamin B, vitamin C, enzymes, and amino acids.
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